Loie Sayers has an undergraduate degree in English Writing, where she graduated magna cum laude and an MFA in fiction writing from the University of Pittsburgh. It was there that she learned the craft of editing from Chuck Kinder. She also has a Master of Architecture and Design from Chatham University. She has published in the Spoleto Literary Journal and attended their symposium in Italy. A former movie and book critic for Urban Awareness magazine, she attended the Yale Writers’ Conference. She has also completed a Master Class with Edmund White. She likes knowing she can remove walls and write a story that replaces them. She writes literary short stories and has finished one of a four-part novel. Loie currently lives in Pittsburgh.